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Senior Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Upton Junior School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-2523-139S
  • Posted:29/01/2020
  • Pay:KR6 (pro rata)
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:21/02/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/B 2nd March 2020


We are seeking a Senior Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive staff team. This role involves providing cover for staff PPA, CPD and sickness and will involve working across different groups in the school. We are looking for someone who is:

  • Committed to providing the best learning experience for all children
  • Passionate about supporting the wellbeing of every child
  • Enthusiastic and dedicated
  • Looking to work at an Outstanding school

Ideally, the candidate will already have an HLTA qualification or equivalent, however we will also consider applicants who are in the process of training or who are keen to train and can show relevant prior experience.

You will be working for 20 hours per week over 5 days during term time only (38 weeks). Pay: Kent Range 6 (£20,222 - £22,072) pro rata (approximately £9,044 per year).

Above all you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child within a creative & innovative school setting.

If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form on this site. Whilst not essential, visits to our school are encouraged, so please telephone the school if you would like to arrange one.

Upton Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their schools - come and see why!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lisa Blatchford
  • Address:Upton Junior School, Edge End Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2AH
  • Telephone: 01843 861393
  • Email: coo@vikingacademytrust.com


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.